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Mono Tiltrotor Seeks Funding

By Staff Writer | January 21, 2009
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Boston, Mass.-based AeroCopter is seeking R&D funding for an extraordinarily dramatic new design, the Mono Tiltrotor. The small, single-engine turbine aircraft resembles a pusher-prop airplane with short wings, but that’s where normalcy in design ends. The tips of the wings serve as pivot points for a pair of stacked, counter-rotating rings measuring 27 ft. in diameter. Attached to the disks are rotor blades that tilt the rings for climbing and turning. Power is transmitted via electromagnets. For more information 


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